Newsletter No. 409

第四零九期 二零一二年十二月十九日  No. 409 19 December 2012 P5 「传承.开创」指中大人 要回顾前辈学人的功业, 同时瞻望未来。 ‘Embrace our Culture, Empower our Future’ means we should respect the achievements of scholars who have gone before us and at the same time focus our vision on the future. 本刊由香港中文大学资讯处出版,每月出版两期。截稿日期及稿例载于 。 The CUHK Newsletter is published by the Information Services Office, CUHK, on a fortnightly basis. Submission guidelines and deadlines can be found at . 90th Birthday of Prof. C.N. Yang Prof. Yang Chen-ning celebrated his 90th birt hday in a dinner banquet on 15 September with staff, students and alumni of the Chinese University, and cut the birthday cake with Mrs. Yang. The University announced that the CN Yang Archive Online (website: is now open to the public─as a tribute to Professor Yang. A Jubilant Time This year, patchy weather and scattered showers were the setting to the graduation ceremony, yet the moods of the graduates didn’t seem to have been dampened. Once the rain let up, they tossed their mortarboards into the air to celebrate the completion of university education. They were accompanied by Prof. Joseph J.Y. Sung, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK, Dr. Vincent H.C. Cheng, Chairman of the University Council and Prof. Benjamin W. Wah, Provost of CUHK. The University conferred three honorary doctorate degrees, some 8,700 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in 2012. (Please read pp.2—3) P6 「不要埋没自己的求 知欲,不要低估自己的 能力。」 ‘Don’t kill your curiosity and underestimate your own ability.’ P10 「商人当然会尽量赚取利益, 但也得照顾社会的利益。 ‘It’s natural for businessmen to maximize their profits. But they should have the interest of society in mind.’ 喜气洋洋的日子 今年毕业典礼的天气阴晴不定,偶尔更有阵阵细雨,但无损一众毕 业生的愉悦心情。一俟天空放晴,他们即走到户外,与沈祖尧校 长、校董会主席郑海泉博士、华云生常务副校长齐「抛帽」庆祝, 为充实多姿的大学生活作总结。 大学今年颁授荣誉博士学位予三位杰出人士,并颁发八千七百多个 博士、硕士和学士学位。(见第2 — 3页)